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  • Rep. Susan Davis Includes Her Bill in the National Defense Authorization Act to End Military Hunger
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    The House Armed Services Committee passed legislation by Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA-53) to end military hunger. Davis, a senior member of the Committee, added language to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act to create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “Of all the sacrifices our military families make, putting food on the table should not be one of them,” said Da... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act to Combat Police Brutality and Racial Injustice
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    The murder of Black Americans at the hands of police has driven thousands of Americans to peacefully protest and demand change and justice. In response to those voices, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) joined with the Congressional Black Caucus to introduce the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which passed the House of Representatives today. “This moment begs us to act - to be bold - to capture opportunity for change,” said Davis. “Year after year we see unnecessary deaths at the hands o... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Supreme Court Blocking President Trump’s Effort to End DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) released the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling against President Trump’s effort to end DACA. “This ruling is a relief to thousands of Dreamers in America living in uncertainty. It’s also a serious blow to President Trump’s cruel immigration policies. Dreamers are contributing - especially on the frontlines of the pandemic - every day. “It's time for the Senate to take up the House-passed Dream and Promise Act and respect what Dreamers bring to Am... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Supreme Court Ruling that Civil Rights Laws Protect LGBTQ Employees
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) released the following statement on the 6-3 ruling by the Supreme Court protecting LGBTQ employees from discrimination in the workplace. “This ruling is a massive victory for equality, freedom, and the values on which our nation was founded. I’m glad to see that a majority of the court still believes in the Constitution. No one should lose their job based on who they are or who they love. “In May of last year, the House passed the Equality Act to end LGBTQ dis... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Joins in Introducing the Justice in Policing Act to Combat Police Brutality and Racial Injustice
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) today joined the Congressional Black Caucus in unveiling bold legislation to transform policing in America to combat police brutality and racial injustice. “We are at a pivotal moment in American history with a real opportunity to reform how the police engage with our communities, especially communities of color,” said Davis. “We cannot let this opportunity slip by. Never again should any family or community have to suffer through what has become a recurring n... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes Help Workers and Small Businesses With Key Fixes to Paycheck Protection Program
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA-53) voted to pass a critical, bipartisan bill which delivers further relief for San Diego’s small businesses. The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act solves urgent issues with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) affecting small business owners across the country who are struggling the most as a result of COVID-19. “We have asked people to make unprecedented sacrifices to stop the spread and save lives,” said Davis. “We must be sure we are helping as many people a... Read more

  • Reps. Susan Davis and Mike Turner Introduce Bill to Prevent Sexual Assault in the Military
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) joined Representative Mike Turner (R-OH-10) as he introduced the Military Justice Oversight and Refinement Act of 2020, a bipartisan bill which aims to improve the military justice system. “It is critical that Congress is able provide direct oversight of the strong provisions to end sexual assault put in place and to understand what policies are working and where we need to do better,” said Davis. “As a former chair of the Military Personnel Subcommittee, I wo... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: Congress must support the American people all the way through this crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the passage of the HEROES Act, which Davis supported. The legislation includes two election reform bills sponsored by Davis to end restrictions over a dozen states put on voting by mail and to allow voters to track their absentee ballots to ensure they are counted. “I hear every day from constituents who are frustrated and scared about their economic security. With the Federal Reserve Chair warning of a long and painful econom... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces Support for The Heroes Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Housing, Good Government, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) announced her support for The Heroes Act, House Democrats’ latest legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers, and strengthened assistance for the American people. Rep. Davis also released a new detailed estimate of the direct benefits the Heroes Act would provide to California and the ... Read more

  • Davis Announces $300 Million to Combat Tijuana River Pollution
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala D. Harris and Representatives Susan Davis, Mike Levin, Scott Peters and Juan Vargas (all D-Calif.) today announced the Environmental Protection Agency submitted its expenditure plan to Congress dedicating the entire $300 million appropriated in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act to address the problem of toxic sewage flowing across the border into San Diego County. The funds will be used for the engineering, planning, design and cons... Read more

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